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ALSO CALLED: Sarbox, Sarbanes Oxley Act 2002, SOX, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404, Section 404, Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act, Sarbanes Oxley Act, Sarbanes Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbanes Oxley Law
DEFINITION: SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting and must document, test and maintain those controls and procedures to ensure their effectiveness. The purpose of SOX is to reduce the possibilities of corporate fraud by increasing the stringency of procedures and requirements for financial  … 
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C&J Energy: Going Public and Outgrowing Its Infrastructure
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how C&J Energy, an oilfield services firm, collaborated with Alert Logic in order to meet user needs and achieve SOX compliance quickly without compromising protected information or spending unnecessary time on installation and implementation.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Encrypting Private Data 101
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Data protection is critical insurance against loss of data that could cripple a business. Creating a successful disaster recovery and data protection plan requires people, process and technology in the right recipe to be successful. It is not easy work, but it is essential work.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Iron Mountain

Compliance Field Guide: Reducing Costs in an Increasingly Regulated World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper offers 6 compliance and audit best practices to help you address today's complex compliance environment. Click through for a leading integrated solution that manages policies, standards, response assessments, and vulnerabilities.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

Fixed Asset Inventory: A Guide to Getting Started
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Deployment of a fixed asset management provides countless benefits ranging from prevention of overpayment on property tax and insurance, to  reducing the risk of non-compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Read this paper to learn about best practices for fixed asset inventory management and tips for implementing a successful inventory process.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Sage Software

The New Age of Compliance: Preparing Your Organization for a New Era of Increased Accountability and Enforcement
sponsored by Mimosa Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of regulatory compliance and the impact of non-compliance. It also addresses the current political environment and the shift in the compliance landscape and compliance enforcement for which organizations need to be prepared. Finally, it discusses some best practices that can be applied to streamline..
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Mimosa Systems

Building a Best-Run Finance Organization
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This SAP Executive Insight examines the changing role of the finance organization in today's business environment. Further, it describes how companies can develop best-run finance organizations.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

SAP America, Inc.

A Complete View Of The Enterprise: Linking Operational And Financial Planning In Global Organizations
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In February 2008, CFO Research Services, a unit of CFO Publishing and part of The Economist Group, began a research project with Business Objects, an SAP company, asking senior finance executives to give views on their priorities and challenges around integrating operational and financial planning processes.
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Addressing Compliance Initiatives with Center for Internet Security Benchmarks
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the background you need to build an effective compliance program by understanding benchmarks, the basic building blocks of compliance initiatives. You'll learn about the benchmarks specified by the Center for Internet Security (CIS), which are often used as a starting point for creating a compliance initiative.
Posted: 30 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

Sarbanes-Oxley IT Compliance: How to Leverage Automated Control Objective Auditing
sponsored by nCircle
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how nCircle Suite360, the world's most comprehensive security and compliance audit suite, provides a unified solution for compliance automation and consistency for Sarbanes-Oxley as well as other enterprise regulations.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

nCircle

Monitoring Physical Threats in the Data Center
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the class of threats, suggests approaches to deploying monitoring devices, and provides best practices in leveraging the collected data to reduce downtime.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Sustaining Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: Best Practices to Mitigate Risk, Automate Compliance, and Reduce Costs
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To successfully sustain compliance, organizations must implement best practices to ensure IT systems not only achieve a known and trusted state but they also maintain that state. Check out this white paper to learn how Tripwire solutions enable organizations to achieve and sustain SOX compliance.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 08 Jan 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Laws, regulations and compliance: Top tips for keeping your data under your control
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the rules, looks at the main threats to security compliance and highlights how a well-defined strategy, backed up by powerful technology, can provide the solution.
Posted: 22 Dec 2008 | Published: 22 Dec 2008

Sophos, Inc.

Two Sides of the Same Coin: The Convergence of Security and Compliance
sponsored by Imperva.
WHITE PAPER: Security and compliance issue will continue to dominate IT initiations as long as valuable on customer, employees, patients and business financials is exchanged and stored.
Posted: 08 Oct 2008 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

Imperva.

Turning the Compliance Challenge into a Business Advantage
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: New rules have spawned an army of consultants, vendors and solutions to address the "compliance" problem. Read this paper to learn how to turn the compliance challenge into a business advantage.
Posted: 26 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Co-Marketing with Channel Partners: Expand Your Marketing Reach with Channel Marketing Funds
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: As organizations seek new ways to increase brand awareness and generate demand in more complex market environments, there has been a renewed interest in co-marketing programs. This paper provides techniques to achieve this.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP AG

Global Best Practices in Email Security, Privacy and Compliance
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A new generation of email security solutions is needed to meet the challenges of growing message traffic, rapidly-evolving security threats and increasingly complex data protection and privacy regulations. This paper examines such a solution.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 06 Aug 2008

Proofpoint, Inc.

Regulations Shift Focus on Outbound Email Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Outbound email and other electronic communications pose a significant risk for data loss or leakage. This white paper will examine the new email security and compliance challenges and ways to address them.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 10 Jul 2008

Proofpoint, Inc.

Unauthorized Applications: Taking Back Control
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why it is important for businesses to control unauthorized applications such as instant Messaging, VoIP, games and peer-to-peer file-sharing and how malware protection is the simplest and most cost-effective solution.
Posted: 01 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Sophos, Inc.

The Role of Password Management in Achieving Compliance
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will look at the dramatic impact password management solutions have had on organizations.
Posted: 13 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

PistolStar, Inc.

CWAT Data Loss Prevention - Whitepaper/Technical Review
sponsored by Software Engineering of America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: CWAT monitors all terminals including laptop computers and even missing terminals that are disconnected from networks.
Posted: 25 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Software Engineering of America, Inc.

Log Management Best Practices
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Developing best practices in log management is not a simple task. This paper should help organizations develop their own comprehensive set of best practices by providing a set of 40 recommended best practices covering logging policies; procedures and t...
Posted: 14 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Sustainable SOX Compliance Made Easy with Tango/04 Multiplatform, Real-time Solutions
sponsored by Tango/04 Computing Group
WHITE PAPER: Compliance requirements and electronic discovery demands are placing a burden on IT managers. This white paper explores tools and strategies available to help organizations fulfill these requirements.
Posted: 19 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Tango/04 Computing Group

Lessons Learned for SOX Compliance and Other Regulatory Challenges
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines lessons learned for Sarbanes Oxley Compliance and shows your company how to restructure the risk management function, internal controls, and IT security that help to comply with regulatory requirements.
Posted: 17 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Symantec Corporation

Security Controls Oversight for Sarbanes-Oxley Audit and Compliance
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper and learn how ensure your company's compliant with a security management strategy that enables you centrally collect, store, monitor and display security event data.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

ArcSight, an HP Company

The IT/Compliance Challenge within Segregation of Duties: Eliminating Developer Access to the Production Environment
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews effective methods for creating controlled, secure access to complete problem data for your developers so they can solve production problems without actually accessing your production environment.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
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SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002 DEFINITION (continued): … SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting and must document, test and maintain those controls and procedures to ensure their effectiveness. The purpose of SOX is to reduce the possibilities of corporate fraud by increasing the stringency of procedures and requirements for financial reporting.
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